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Howdy! My name is Kai!

I'm a Lead Game Designer Unity3D Developer Narrative Designer Participatory Theatre Maker Web Developer

Based in the UK
and Nova Scotia.


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Some know me by my full name.

Kai McGilligan Oliver.

I mostly just go by Kai.

I use he/him pronouns. 

I am based in Kjipuktuk – Mi’kma’ki / Halifax – Nova Scotia.

I call the UK my home, and still work remotely with UK partners and clients.

I’ve worked in the video game industry for over 10 years.

I am co-founder of participatory theatre partnership BAGEL+BALLOON. 

Check out our website here:

I make games of all sorts!

Games with play and purpose at their heart.

Games that connect us to each other and our environment.

Games that transcend and transform through storytelling.

Digital games on mobile and web. 

XR experiences.

Research projects.

Interactive theatre shows. 

Tabletop roleplaying events.

And I’m always experimenting with more.

Click the tabs below to find out a bit more about me:

And here's a few interviews I've taken part in over the years:


Get in touch with me today!

I’m excited to meet folks from all backgrounds and interests!¬†

If you’d like to work with me, catch up for a bevvie, organise an interactive workshop, play some roleplaying games, or anything else, please use the contact form below!

You can also find me on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Note that I will not be taking part in any web3 / crypto / blockchain opportunities. Still happy to chat though.

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